Classic Literature

Read classic books online. A collection classic family-friendly novels, you can read to yourself or to your children. These are long-form stories and novels as well as a few shorter classics like Peter Rabbit.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name.

105,071 words ~10 hour read
Peter Pan
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Peter Pan

J. M. Barrie

All children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this…

47,821 words ~4 hour read
Pride and Prejudice
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Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife…

122,189 words ~11 hour read
A Christmas Carol
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A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that…

29,204 words ~3 hour read
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
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The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

Howard Pyle

IN MERRY ENGLAND in the time of old, when good King Henry the Second ruled the land, there lived within the green glades of Sherwood Forest, near Nottingham Town, a famous outlaw whose name was Robin Hood.

16,617 words ~2 hour read
THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
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THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ

L. Frank Baum

Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em…

42,636 words ~4 hour read
Alice In Wonderland
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Alice In Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do…

26,432 words ~2 hour read
Treasure Island
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Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

Dr. Livesey, and the rest of these gentlemen having asked me to write down the whole particulars about Treasure Island, from the beginning to the end…

72,036 words ~7 hour read